UNAD Florida University offers a variety of scholarships and fellowships designed to help you and your family pay for university. Scholarships and grants are types of gift aid that do not have to be repaid. They may take the form of University scholarships, grants, or outside scholarships.

Scholarships Policy and Application Forms

This policy covers all aspects related to the scholarships awarded by UNAD Florida. It includes the application and selection process, the benefits granted and the conditions to maintain the awarded scholarship.

All applicants will be treated with dignity and respect, providing the same opportunities to all students without regard to color, race, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law.

Scholarship Qualifications and Requirements

Economic Need & Humanitarian Reasons 30% of tuition fees

  • Proof of economic need and other extreme social and political situations that challenge their well-being: low-income proof, IRS transcripts from the latest year, political asylum, a victim of natural disaster or any other document showing their current situation.
  • Awarded: once per year

UNAD Colombia alumni 30% of tuition fees

  • Proof of being a UNAD Colombia alumni
  • Transcripts demonstrating a good academic performance while studying in UNAD Colombia
  • Awarded: once per program

Student Fair & Events 20% of tuition fees

  • Proof of attending a student fair & event
  • Transcripts of previous studies with good academic performance
  • Awarded: once per program

Outstanding Academic Performance 20% of tuition fees

  • Proof of academic performance demonstrating the student has a minimum GPA of 3.3 for undergraduate and 3.6 for graduate programs.
  • Awarded: once per year

Professors 25% of tuition fees

  • Proof of academic participation as a teacher.
  • Letter of references attesting to applicants’ experiences of conducting research and their interest in continuing to do so.
  • Awarded: once per year

Heavy course load term (undergraduate) 10% of tuition fees

  • Proof of registering 5 courses per term (undergraduate programs) and demonstrating a minimum GPA of 2.5 (undergraduate)
  • Pay the whole tuition at the beginning of the academic term.
  • Awarded: once per term

Research & Knowledge (graduate) 10% of tuition fees

  • Proof of academic involvement in research: publications, newspapers, awards, recognition, or letters from faculty members. 
  • References letter testifying applicant experiences of doing research and their interest in continuing doing it.
  • Awarded: once per program

Social Responsibility 10% of tuition fees

  • Proof of community participation: church, local community, shelters, or participation in non-profit organizations
  • Awarded: once per year

Military & Police 10% of tuition fees

  • Proof of being member of military or police institution or group
  • Awarded: once per program

Sport & Arts 10% of tuition fees

  • Proof of outstanding performance in arts or sports: awards, contests or Reference letters attesting to the applicant’s outstanding performance
  • Awarded: once per program

Awards and Requirements

All Scholarships are FINAL and must not be changed based on any circumstances. Awarded scholarships are applicable to tuition fees only. Keep in mind that the porcentaje of the scholarship awarded will differ based on the scholarship a student qualifies for.


This scholarship policy is a written contract set by the Academic Affairs of UNAD Florida which combines the Academic Dean and the Admission and Student Services areas, overseen by the Executive Director of UNAD Florida.


This Policy describes the eligibility, requirements, and fundamentals aspects of the scholarship offered by UNAD Florida. This policy serves as a guide to understanding how our scholarships work. Students should receive and review a copy of the policy when a scholarship is awarded.

Applicant Information: (Scholarship)

Students who are awarded a UNAD Florida scholarship must comply with ALL the requirements of the scholarship during the time it is awarded:


  • Students must maintain a GPA above 3.0 throughout the program
  • Students must maintain enrollment in at least two periods per academic year
  • Students must be enrolled in at least three courses per term for undergraduate programs and two courses per term for graduate programs
  • Students must follow all regulations regarding attendance and code of conduct of the institution.
  • Once awarded, if a student does not meet the conditions to maintain a scholarship, he/she will receive a Scholarship Warning. UNAD Florida will allow one term in order to help the student meet the scholarship requirements and maintain its benefits.
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